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Australia v New Zealand – statistical preview

Australia v New Zealand – statistical preview

The Tri-Nations kicks into second gear this weekend with Australia taking on New Zealand after South Africa were effectively eliminated from the competition last weekend. Here’s the low down… New…

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Rugby World Cup 2011: Australia’s Young Guns

Australia were distraught after their ignominious World Cup exit in 2007. Can this skilful bunch make amends? Australia's 2007 World Cup experience was akin to inflating a beautiful balloon. Initial…

Key Wallaby makes club comeback

Key Wallaby makes club comeback

Berrick Barnes has successfully completed 80 minutes in his comeback to Rugby in Sydney University’s 62-7 demolition of Penrith at University Oval. The HSBC Waratahs playmaker scored one of Uni’s…

Kurtley Beale returns to Wallabies starting XV

Kurtley Beale returns to Wallabies starting XV

Australia will field nine of the players who started in last year’s history-making win over South Africa at Bloemfontein after the Qantas Wallabies combination for Saturday night’s opening Test in…

Benn Robinson out of the World Cup after injurying his knee

Benn Robinson out of the World Cup

Wallabies prop Benn Robinson has been ruled out of this autumn’s Rugby World Cup. The 26-year-old, who celebrates his 27th birthday next Tuesday,  underwent an arthroscopy in Sydney this morning…